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Great Barrington resident requests Department of Public Utilities to reject Housatonic Water Works rate increase

Former Chair of Great Barrington's Finance Committee believes that Great Barrington should take control of the water company.

Connections: Legislating morality, Part I: Fornication

Premarital sex was sanctioned and encouraged when two people were engaged to be married so the couple could determine beforehand if the marriage would be fruitful. What the women in the fornication trials were actually being punished for was not the act but failing to marry the man afterward.

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